- Courteney Cox and Ed Sheeran performed “The Routine” from “Friends.”
- David Schwimmer was shown the clip on BBC One’s “The One Show.”
- Schwimmer was left bemused by the video: “He’s such a gifted singer and not dancer. Bless them.”
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“The Routine” is one of the most iconic moments from “Friends” and it’s been spoken about so much recently due to the “Friends” reunion show that it prompted Monica herself, Courteney Cox, to perform a version of the dance with none other than Ed Sheeran.
Now, David Schwimmer has seen the viral video too, and he was pretty bemused by the clip.
“He’s such a gifted singer and not dancer,” Schwimmer said after BBC One’s “The One Show” showed him the video.
“Bless them. Amazing.”
Cox originally posted the video to her Instagram on May 31, writing: “Just some routine dancing with a friend…”
Sheeran, who has reportedly been friends with Cox since they met at a 2013 party, also posted the video to his Instagram, writing: “Had a reunion of our own this weekend.” Sheeran added the hashtag: “#obviouslybetterthanross.”
The routine was originally performed by Cox and Schwimmer as siblings Monica and Ross Geller in the 10th episode of season six: “The One With the Routine.”
Monica and Ross were on the set of “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” trying to get on TV, so they resorted to performing the dance routine they did as children to attract some attention.
Sheeran and Cox’s video certainly did that, with a host of celebs leaving comments on Cox’s post. Phoebe Buffay actress Lisa Kudrow wrote “WOW!” while Kaley Cuoco wrote “this is EPIC!” and Oscar-winner Allison Janney wondered: “How long did that take you guys to learn?”
Schwimmer was appearing on “The One Show” to promote the second series of his TV show “Intelligence,” having just appeared in the much-beloved “Friends” reunion.